On This Day

Fuzzy Zoeller

Profession: Golfer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won the US Masters in 1981 and the US Open in 1984.

Born: November 11, 1951
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, USA
Age: 69 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 1979-04-15 43rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Fuzzy Zoeller wins his only Masters with a birdie on the 2nd hole of a playoff with Ed Sneed and Tom Watson
  • 1981-08-09 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Larry Nelson wins by 4 strokes from Fuzzy Zoeller
  • 1984-06-18 US Open Men's Golf, Winged Foot GC: Fuzzy Zoeller beats Greg Norman of Australia by 8 strokes in a Monday 18-hole playoff to win his first Open title
  • 1991-03-31 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Australian Steve Elkington birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Fuzzy Zoeller
  • 1994-03-27 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Australian Greg Norman sets scoring record of 264 (−24) to finish 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Fuzzy Zoeller
  • 2002-06-09 Senior PGA Championship Men’s Golf, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio: Fuzzy Zoeller wins his only Champions Tour title by strokes ahead of runners-up Hale Irwin and Bobby Wadkins

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